TREKKING TIPS TO
MT. RINJANI VOLCANO
local people from Sembalun Lawang village and senaru
village. The best guides and porters are local
because they know very well about environment,
culture and other aspects.
realized that our staffs (guides and porters) not
only work for us, but part of the company, so that
we give only appropriate load weight for each porter
and provide them proper clothes and jacket to adjust
the cold temperature and suitable shelter while
term, weíre trying to provide our guides and porters
with life insurance that could be also as life
porters oblige to bring all rubbish out, and we
expect the same from our clients.
We try to
minimize using wood to cook.
for toilet tent minimum 150 m from water resources.
local food and drink in combination on our menu.
You have to knows about culture , and we recommended
our client do it .
some basic words and phrases because this is the
most effective and fastest way to get closer to
local people. Check out our language section to
learn simple and basic Indonesian.
permission before you take picture or video
local people that you think their village, children,
dress, culture, or surrounding environments are
beautiful or spectacular. This will inspire them to
be proud of their culture and to protect the quality
of their surrounding environment, hopefully
providing an incentive to resist resource
exploitation and westernization or lifestyle, and is
give souvenirs or gifts (no matter how small its is)
directly to children as this creating expectation
and dependence that turns into disappointment when
future travelers do not do the same. Alternatively,
give them to their parents or teachers, local
authorities or who you think can best distribute
these items, or ask us that we can give to
buy locally produced merchandise
come into price negotiation if youíre not seriously
intended to buy. Pay a fair price for the goods and
services you buy, donít go too far on bargaining.
Our guides will help to inform you about reasonable
price. We donít get commission from shops we bring
you or recommend to you to make sure youíre into
local community or environmental projects-rather
than giving money to beggars.
touches, pat, handle, touch, or stretch your hand
towards any wild or domestic animals.
deceases and parasites are directly transferable
from animals to human, and vice versa, especially to
primates. If you are visiting a primate colony, wild
or captive, you should be in top health with no
chest ailments etc.
feed the local wildlife. This can cause many serious
problems for the animals and then create dependent
on humans, displace other native species, and suffer
starvation when the tourist season ends.
the extent of straining dishwashing water to remove
food particles to avoid animals take them.
not approach when watching or photographing animals
in a way that causes them to alter their behavior.
Your guide will recommend to you the best escape
distance (for them and you!) for the specified
animal and conditions as they are encountered.
never to surround, or crowd an animal or get between
mother and off spring as these situations invariably
result in defensive, stressful and unpredictable
behavior from the animal.
Try to be
as quiet as possible when around quiet animal. This
increases the value of the experience to your group
and limit the disturbance to the animals.
buy products made from endangered species, hard
woods, shells from beach traders, or ancient
artifacts (which have probably been stolen).
- If you
want to give gift, we courage you to give seeds of
plants, flowers, vegetables to combine on our
programs. This way could give value added to people
and children to know plants from other countries. As
for visitor, it could be long time and live
litter, take bio-degradable soap, burn toilet paper,
donít throw away plastic bags.
collect hollow or partially buried/decomposed logs,
these from perfect habitat for countless organisms
and are creating soil.
advisable to throw rubbish onto a cooking fire .plastics
give off toxic fumes and aluminum foil burn full .both
of these should
We has social programs at Sembalun Village and
Senaru Village .
employment for the society of countryside of Senaru
village and Sembalun .
concern about children , we donít use children
workers any form . opposite we create more
opportunities for local children .have a look on
donate our profit as follows : 5 % to support
environment Rinjani mountain and to support
community or children .